Toronto Maple Leafs Cut Roster by 17 Players

Bleacher ReportAnalyst IMarch 17, 2017

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are one step closer to having decided their opening day roster, according to James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail.

Following the team's fifth pre-season game on Saturday, a 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres, the Leafs announced the latest list of roster cuts. The following players will not be playing for the Maple Leafs when the season opens on October 7:

Jussi Rynnas - AHL

Wayne Primeau - released

Ben Scrivens - AHL

Keith Aulie - AHL

Jesse Blacker - junior

Brad Ross - junior

Andrew Crescenzi - junior

Mike Brennan - AHL

Simon Gysbers - AHL

Korbinian Holzer - AHL

Juraj Mikus - AHL

Jerry D'Amigo - AHL

Brayden Irwin - AHL

Marcel Mueller - AHL

Robert Slaney - AHL

Greg Scott - AHL


The Maple Leafs now have three goalies, 17 forwards, and 10 defencemen remaining.


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